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Gran Canaria plans to double the size of its forests from 20,000 to 40,000 hectares within just 15 years thanks to an ambitious Government scheme. 

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There's been a lot of reports in the press about new rules on Spain's beaches so here's a summary of what you can and can't do on the sand in Gran Canaria.

Flights between Gran Canaria and the other Canary Islands increase from October thanks to Air Europa.
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A recent viral Facebook post claims that El Veril, the proposed location for Gran Canaria's Siam Park waterpark is a site of special scientific interest that must be protected. Here are the facts behind the claim.

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A quick insider's summary of the main news stories affecting Gran Canaria this month. 

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Gran Canaria hotels lost 4.6 million euros in 2016 due to a 700% surge in bogus food poisoning claims from British tourists.

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Gran Canaria, and in particular the capital Las Palmas, is fast becoming a top spot to come and learn Spanish. If you are looking for a place to do a Spanish course, or live here and want to get your Spanish up to scratch, the World Language Centre should be top of your shortlist.

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If you've spent any time in south Gran Canaria's shopping centres, you'll know that they aren't really about the shopping. However, Gran Canaria does have several excellent centres and shopping areas for fashion-conscious visitors.

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The last few weeks have been pretty busy news-wise in Gran Canaria with the stories about ferry that hit the wall and the rally car that hit the barriers going around the world. 

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Gran Canaria now has 15 Blue Flag beaches after three new ones gained the prestigious status for the first time in 2017.

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A well hidden beach that you have to know to be able to find it. Easiest way to get there is to drive to the harbour of La Aldea. Park somewhere and look for a sign that shows you the way to the beach. if you look well at the map underneath in satellite view you can view the paths.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 11:05

There Is No Oil On Gran Canaria's Beaches

You've probably read that a passenger ferry crashed into the harbour wall in Las Palmas this week and that the accident caused an oil spill and closed beaches. Relax, the spill was minor and never came anywhere near ANY of Gran Canaria's beaches.

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26.04.2017: Gran Canaria will get showers and maybe the odd bit of thunder and lightning over the weekend, but there will be plenty of sunshine in between the clouds.

18.04.2017: Here's the Gran Canaria Info news and gossip round-up for April. Is every word true? Well, we have friends in low places and we do our best...

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17.04.2017: Gran Canaria had a hot and sunny Easter with temperatures peaking at over 30ºC on Sunday and today. It looks like summer is well on the way.

07.04.2017: This weekend and the beginning of next week will be calm and sunny in Gran Canaria but there is an outside chance of a spot of real weather towards the middle of Easter week.

Gran Canaria eight golf courses means that you are never more than a few minutes way from the fairways. This is our guide to each course.

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Gran Canaria has eight golf courses is an ideal golfing location all year round although it is unmatched during the European winter.

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Meloneras resort is less than 20 years old but it's palm-fringed boulevard, seafront terraces and high-end shops make the smart bit of Maspalomas resort a must-visit spot.

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Taste Mesón is quite simply one of the best food experiences in Gran Canaria. It serves top quality food in tasting portions in an informal setting with gorgeous views. Add the 360 wines sold by the glass (70 cavas and champagnes) and this is a Gran Canaria spot you have to try.

 

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